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The Commercial Restaurant

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13 Market Square | Penzance Cornwall UK, St Just TR19 7HE, England
+44 1736 788455
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12:00 - 21:00
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is outstanding. Excellent meals, spotlessly clean, modern decor dining room and with helpful and friendly staff. The menu is exciting and we had to visit a second time as the food is cooked to perfection. Excellent value too. We look forward to visiting your restaurant again when we visit beautiful Cornwall next year.

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1 Thank SusieJ999
Michelle W, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for such a fantastic review of our menu. We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your meals here at our inn. We are lucky enough to be surrounded by fabulous local produce and we try to keep as much of our menu as locally sourced as is possible. Thanks again for taking the time to leave us... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Whilst visiting St Just during the festive season we were lucky enough to enjoy two very pleasant meals in the restaurant. We had popped in on the off chance to get dinner after a long day travelling and although the chef had already closed the restaurant he still provided our choice of meal monkfish curry which was beautifully presented and... More 

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Thank julietpullen
Michelle B, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such fantastic feedback. The fact that you will return is the best recommendation we could have. Thanks again. More 

Devon
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Friday night pie and pint - but a nice twist as you get choice of beef and ale pie or fish pie with mash - also you have choice to have a glass of wine which our ladies all did- very good value and very tasty food.

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Thank suzanne028
Michelle B, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us your extremely positive review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meals with us and hope that we might welcome you back sometime in the future. More 

Marazion, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We called in to the Hotel restaurant by chance,while we were waiting for our dog to be groomed in another establishment in the town.It was our lucky day!It was lunchtime,and the Menu presented to us was amazing.What a choice! The staff were helpful and friendly,and the food was well priced.My wife had the Gammon steak,and I had the Curry of... More 

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Thank jandevries928
Michelle W, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us such a great review. We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your meal with us. We are lucky enough to have amazing local produce from which to choose. More 

Penzance, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

A very dependable pub for good food and service. Always very happy to provide exactly what the customer wants. Would recommend this to anyone for good food at a sensible price. This visit I had the scallops as a starter and they were cooked perfectly.

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Thank claire s
Michelle W, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us this great review. We can ask no more than to keep on pleasing returning customers . Thanks again. More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

The food here is well priced, very well cooked and tasty. The service was excellent. The food was locally sourced.

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Thank Janet M
Michelle W, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the great feedback. We are delighted that you so thoroughly enjoyed your dining experience with us. More 

Paris, France
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Our group of 10 friends had a hard time finding a place to eat after 2pm. The Commercial Inn offered food all afternoon. The young woman who served us was nice and efficient but above all the food was really good. I shared a crab salad and the trio of fishes which was perfectly cooked and the sauce was delicious.

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Thank Morgane B
CommercialStJust, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing feedback. We are indeed lucky enough to have incredible seafood right on our doorstep so we can get daily deliveries. More 

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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I dined here yesterday (Saturday) and must say the girl who served us was outstanding. She was knowledgeable, friendly and professional. A true asset to your establishment (wish we caught her name). The food was good too and would highly recommend to future customers

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Thank Geraldine R
CommercialStJust, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the fabulous review. We are very proud of our young staff. More 

devon
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

a good selection on the menu, lovely service, and the real ale is a pleasure to drink. it's always a chance you take when you book a hotel , but this is a good one.

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Thank gene h
CommercialStJust, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your superbly positive comments. We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your meals with us. More 

Tadworth, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Whilst this is not the best value restaurant, it offers a great menu with many locally-caught produce.

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Thank Mark_Reynolds1974
CommercialStJust, Owner at The Commercial Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving your review for our inn and our food. We are lucky to have fantastic local produce right on our doorstep and so we keep things simple, mixing great pub classics with seasonally sourced specials. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Seafood, Bar, British, Healthy
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Market Square | Penzance Cornwall UK, St Just TR19 7HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Just
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 788455
Description
The Commercial is a former coaching inn run by the same family for over 100 years. We are an inn offering excellent value home cooked food using the fantastic local produce available to us wherever possible. There is a full bar menu with weekly specials for that extra something special. There is a small cosy dining room the Lounge at the front of the building and a light airy Conservatory dining room to the rear

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